April GoHike Urban Walk:   2.5 - 5 miles, 250 - 1,000 feet gain (optional) - Cheasty Greenspace

Field trip: GoHike: Beginner Hiking Course

April GoHike Urban Walk: 2.5 - 5 miles, 250 - 1,000 feet gain (optional) - Cheasty Greenspace

Walk in Beacon Hill neighborhood along historic and scenic Olmstead-designed Cheasty Boulevard, past Jefferson Park golf course; then, thru Beacon Food Forest and Jefferson Park. GoHike Urban Walks are outings of at least two miles or longer that take place on city or suburban streets, parks or greenbelts.

  • Easy
  • Mileage: 3.6
  • Elevation Gain: 360 ft
  • High Point Elevation: 350 ft
  • Pace: 1.5 - 2 mph
  • Ready to walk at 9am at the Jefferson Park Community Center, 3801 Beacon Ave S, Seattle, WA 98108.  There is free off-street parking. Or, you can arrive via Metro bus #36 to Beacon Ave S & S Spokane St, stop 33960 (link to route & schedule)
  • Weather forecast - from NWS
  • Route includes a downhill flight of street-end stairs, sometimes muddy or puddle-y unpaved walking paths, walking paths with Parks-maintained gravel surfaces (meaning that some parts have bare soil surfaces), crossing streets and paved walkways.
  • For stability and balance, hiking poles are required for use on the unpaved walking paths.
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Cheasty Greenspace


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Leader will send out a Hello Walker email prior to the walk that may include requirements or recommendations for equipment.

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